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ABC
Aug 21, 2009 5:30am EDT
tells us she must monitor him 24 hours a day along with 28-year-old calvin locknear, police picked up two teens in connection with tuesday's beating. emmanuel mill areand zachary. both face charges except the hate crime because they tell police that locknear was the ring leader in this racial attack. >> we're not in a position to know the full extent of their beliefs and a lot about their lives. >> it's not the group giving the direction, it's the people belonging to the groups for whatever reason who tend to be acting on their own ideology. >> there are 13 known racist groups active in our state including the maryland skinheads. a 2007 documentary you are watching right now is posted on youtube. >>> the world health organization is warning that swine flu could soon explode back on the scene. officials say most countries may see swine flu cases double every three to four days until peak transmission is reached. >>> robert novak will be laid to rest today. he passed away tuesday after a long battle with cancer. he sparked a major controversy after revealing the identity of valerie p
FOX News
Aug 20, 2009 11:00pm EDT
last call. we are closing down shop. thank you for being with us. bill reibill o'reilly is next. we will see you tomorrow. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- "the o'reilly factor," is on. >> a fox is the only one clear eyed enough to see them for what they are. bill: john stuart goes after fox news on health care. we will tell you why he did it and how he distorted the record. -- juon stewart goes after fox news. we have the reports on the health-care system in canada. >> oh, my god, it is sarah palin. bill: now they're making fun of sarah palin in the movies. >> i love what you have done with the heads. bill: caution, you are about to enter the "no spin zone." hello, i'm bill o'reilly. president obama goes into preacher mode on health care and that is the subject of the talking points memo. the battle continues between the obama administration and americans to know better. he appealed to religious people by saying it is and more obligation to provide health care who cannot have it. he criticized those who
WHUT
Aug 21, 2009 6:00pm EDT
government to tell us the chances of being struck by an asteroid. we want them to clean up the litter. we want the government to do something about people trapped on airplanes. we want the government to do something about swine flu. we want the government to protect us both physically and increasingly in more subtle ways against disease, climatic change. it is a very difficult issue. what do we want the government to do. if we ask people, they're mostly say they want the government to stop doing all these things that do not affect us and start doing these things. i'll give you an example -- bananas are dying out. bees, little honey bees, we only have about half as many as we used to, but we need them, because without them, there is no food. we have endangered species in the waterways that are changing the nature of those waterways and the aquatics live in them. but are these your concerns? if they are, you what the government to do something about it. if you think that is okay, then you do not. it is a hard call. the problem is not how many things the government does, but how m
ABC
Aug 21, 2009 9:00am EDT
. >> time flies. it seems like just yesterday. >> chris strong is here and he will prepare us for the worst. we've been through agnes, floyd, katrina. do you think we've learned something? amy from the maryland zoo's here. she always brings in cute creatures. evan from the "baltimore" magazine breaking down what's the future of the baltimore sun. everybody who picks it up cannot believe how thin it is. so we'll find out what the future of the baltimore sun is. >>> we'll talk about the iron girl triathlon coming up on sunday and it's already sold out so forget it. >> it should be good weather. >> and we'll hookup shrimp. we want to say good morning to my man eric. wtmv radio on the fm dial. he's playing honey island swamp band music for us. >> whoa. >> he's a great guy. shaq is coming to town this afternoon. he'll have a press conference with michael phelps tomorrow. i talked to randy for the boys and girls club. they will raise money for them. way to go, shaq, coming to town. what's he going to find weather-wise? >> thunderstorms, what else? at least through tomorrow. you know, th
FOX News
Aug 21, 2009 5:00am EDT
investment would help all of us, i believe he might succeed in his quest to make health care more sensible. americans are a generous people, we give more money to the poor than any other country on earth. if you harm the economy of the nation, you are hurting more people and you are helping. that is what the president doesn't understand. it is a fact, since he has been in office, we have spent more money than at any other time in history and now he wants another trillion dollar entitlement. in the long run, he says it will be cost efficient but the congressional budget office says baloney. americans are skeptical. just 49% of americans hold a favorable view of the democratic party which is down from 62% last winter. while government spending least people very concerned. this does not improve the health care system but it can be done in a smart way which strips federal oversight on insurance companies. the left-wing doesn't want to hear that because they want income redistribution. government run health care is a way to do that. clearer thinking americans under thing that this whol
CNBC
Aug 21, 2009 3:00pm EDT
going to take us much higher from here and that you could see some selling pressure come monday. still, the bull thesis remains. as the buck burns, things priced in dollars continue to reflate. we're seeing that also play out in the overall stock market side. on the fundamental side of the thesis, demand looks like it could potentially be improving. remember, earlier this week we got that very bullish inventory report, and john kilduff of mf global says that he's seeing some strength in the markets with stocks moving higher and also with the idea that perhaps really this is a genuine demand turnaround, that we are seeing some genuine strength in the markets. where we're not seeing strength is in natural gas. that is still on the weak side, rick, and it's more of a u.s.-centric story. natural gas versus oil. natural gas is u.s. oil, more world. back over to you in chicago, rick. >> well, thank you, rebecca. and it has been an unreal world in terms of treasuries this week. first of all, volume's been somewhat light. a lot of europeans, of course, on vacation. and if you're looking
CBS
Aug 21, 2009 5:00am EDT
that stalled frontal system over west virginia. it has inched boser to us. today and tomorrow. these are the days when the show gets to town and thunderstorms light up the sky. temperatures in the lower 90s. we want to get the rain over on saturday. so we can have a nice second half of the weekend. good morning. >>> tgif, folks. welcome to the week. almost there. hey, let's get started with the capital beltway. this is i-270. traffic is zipping by with no problems. no accidents or incidents to report along the way. interstate 270, what's up on this? live from montgomery village avenue, lanes are wide open to the split and we are watching virginia roads. here's 395. we remain delay free from duke street to the district and map out the dulles toll road. nothing but green cars as drivers make their way past the airport to the toll plaza. we are hopping on 66 which is also a clear commute this morning. andrea, over to you. >>> the government's popular cash for clunkers program has run out of gas and will end on monday evening. the program that was intended to help the auto industry and c
ABC
Aug 21, 2009 6:30pm EDT
weir, who is with us tonight. >> reporter: the ride continues, david. we began this week with so many sobering indicators, but we end it with a much-needed shot of optimism, thanks to the fed chief, the stock market, and housing numbers. low prices, low interest rates and soon to expire tax credits are finally luring home buyers to open their checkbooks. >> the dining room is very nice and open. >> reporter: existing home sales in july beat those in june by more than 7%. the biggest one-month jump in a decade. and for the first time in almost three years, month to month home prices went up this summer. tiny, but welcome progress. >> sometime early next summer we expect that both volumes will be up and prices will be up more than i inftion >> rorter: andnd then therere i ththe surginstocmarketet.. ththe indedex x at d drives st tualalundsdss s a a bl ruru up me e than 50%0% since thehe ys omamarc >> i i t tnknkhat t cautuslyly opoptimimiststic icecertnly gog paparticipts are s srtrtining t >>epororr: cautioutitismsm was s e e e atn ececonomomic eteting jajan, w wyomi, n bebeananke
ABC
Aug 21, 2009 6:30pm EDT
with us tonight. >> reporter: the ride continues, david. we began this week with so many sobering indicators, but we end it with a much-needed shot of optimism, thanks to the fed chief, the stock market, and housing numbers. low prices, low interest rates and soon to expire tax credits are finally luring home buyers to open their checkbooks. >> the dining room is very nice and open. >> reporter: existing home sales in july beat those in june by more than 7%. the biggest one-month jump in a decade. and for the first time in almost three years, month to month home prices went up this summer. tiny, but welcome progress. >> sometime early next summer we expect that both volumes will be up and prices will be up more than inflation. >> reporter: and then there is the surging stock market. the index that drives most mutual funds is on a bull run, up more than 50% since the dark days of march. >> i think that cautiously optimistic is certainly a good way to characterize how market participants are starting to feel. >> reporter: cautious optimism was the theme at an economic meeting in jac
CBS
Aug 21, 2009 5:00pm EDT
delaware even some across the shore weakening. another line of showers, that will be with us tonight. from elkton, north of dover, south of that region, more storms from henderson to delaware, salisbury, yet to see it. it's beginning to weaken. we have another batch to the west, that is probably going to get us around 8:00 tonight. some of the storms produce heavy rain and maybe some brief gusty winds. >> thank you. two teenagers charged in what is called a hate crime will spend the next month in jail. >> reporter: the teens charged with attempted murder. a judge ordered the two held without bail. the teens were with calvin when he beat a man early tuesday. the 76-year-old was fishing at the park. he's a white supremacist. after the beating, the summit stole his suv to get away. they were with him but did not participate in the beatings according to them. >> a preliminary hearing scheduled for september 18th. >>> an inmate wanted for >> for wjz, the government is putting the brakes on the "cash for clunkers" program. >>> douglas smith took a look at the ford hybrid and sat down to fi
PBS
Aug 21, 2009 12:00am EDT
, we made it our lead focus r"ectonight. damon green of itn has our report. >> reporter: this used to be an aircraft, and for those who boarded as passengers, there was no way out. today the man convicted of blowing a passenger jet into fragments and violently ending the lives of all 270 people on board, learned he will be free to live out his remaining days in peace. >> it is my decision that mr. abdel basset al megrahi, convicted in 2001 for the a jddq uq)minally ill with pros cancer be released on compassionate grounds and be allowed to return to libya to die. >> reporter: the destruction of pan am flight 103 remains one of the bloodiest terror attacks ever launched at the west and one which was immediately blamed on libya. at the time of the lockerbie bombing, the nation was a pariah state, internationally shunned, accused of sponsoring terrorism. its leader a figure of hate in the west. it was only after 15 years of sanctions that libya finally admitted it carried out the bombing and paid compensation to victims' families. and within a year, tony blair was visiting tripoli to sho
WETA
Aug 21, 2009 5:30pm EDT
lib and colonel gadhafi is clear using al megrahi retu as a propaganda coupe despite the fact that this man is a convict murder who is termally ill and expected to die within three month >> that was mes blake of itn reporting. >>the british aren't just talking about w unhappy they e about the way the libyans handleali al megrahi's return home. they may be prepared to sothing about it. prce andrew, the duke of york, had been expected toisit libya -- and perhaps meet withoammar gadhafi early next month. the idea was to prome trade. but now, there are reports tt the visimay be off. >>> in afghanistan tay, a day afr the voting, both the leadinpresidential contenders, incumbent hamaid kari and opposition cdidate abdullah abduah, were both claiming victory. but abdullah also ised serious concerns about theegitimacy of the te. >> a l of irregularities whi have taken placehould have been prevented and shouldn't have happened. so the are a lot of complaints about irregulaties throughout the country. there are repos of rigging. >> the fir results are excted tomorrow. >>> of course,lmost ever
WHUT
Aug 21, 2009 8:30am EDT
schools in the us. also tonight, the founder of the enter dependence day, benjamin barber. his gathering takes place in turkey next month and emphasizes the need for global cooperation on a wide range of issues. arne duncan and political theorist benjamin barber coming up right now. >> there are so many things that wal-mart is looking forward to doing, like helping people live better but mostly we're looking forward to helping build stronger communities and relationships because with your help, the best is yet to come. >> nationwide insurance proudly supports tavis smiley. tavis and nationwide insurance working to improve financial literacy and the economic empowerment that comes with it. ♪ nationwide is on your side ♪ >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: arne duncan serves as the u.s. secretary of education after serving time as the chicago c.e.o. of public education. hiss father was a professor at the university of chicago and his mother ran an after-schooll tutoring progr
ABC
Aug 21, 2009 6:30am EDT
it's going to be a hot, huggy one for us tonight. a mix of clouds and clear areas. you see a couple of showers coming in across the mountains moving up into pennsylvania. we'll see showers and thunderstorms later on in the day more towards afternoon and the evening hours. 85 by noon and partly cloudy skies. 89 this afternoon and again, some of the downpours could be heavy. we may need flash flood watches or warnings later on this afternoon. see what's happening on the roads. here's kim. >> reporter: friday is off to a great start as far as the morning commute is concerned. just have a little bit of building volume as you make your way around liberty road towards malt more national pike. no problems on the beltway, either. headed out to the beach as well, route 50 eastbound and the bay bridge are checking in without any problems. on the outer loop on the east side at hartford road, the tire treads remain in the right lane blocking the right lane so use caution if you are traveling that area. checking the jfx, no problems to let you know about. if you are looking for a business that y
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2009 6:00am EDT
and turning back and getting hired by contractors, who were being sold back to us by the contractor because we still had needs that over the skill-set that the government employee had. . employee would not grant a for an employee who resigned from the agency for a period of 12 months. that's not retired from the agency. if you put enough years in the agency to be eligible for retirement i said, god bless you, you've put your time on, you can move on. but for resignations, the one tool we had was the clearance process and we simply said if you left here, resigned in the last 12 months you're not getting a clearance. i did not want to become the triple-a farm team for a bunch of organizations around the beltway and provide them trained personnel to sell back to us. that too is government efficiency and it doesn't say anything about the contractors. >> right, right, so basically you were losing all these people that were coming back and had to pay for them. >> yeah. >> jack, in the old days this idea of retiring from the c.i.a. and going back and working for them was, i believe, called
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2009 7:00am EDT
can be owned by the members themselves and they use their strength as a group to purchase goods or services and the cooperatives of that would be formed across the united states would act in the very same way as they do today. i informed rural illinois and we are very familiar with cooperatives as individuals come together as groups. americans think of themselves as the rugged individualists, but actually, we join groups all the time. and the cooperatives give the power of groups to the individual. i think that it can bring competition to the health care sector. we need greater competition. but we need greater choices for individuals. and that is what i think cooperative's done correctly will do. a cartel, on the other hand, is controlled by the suppliers and their monopolistic -- and they are monopolistic and they do not serve to enhance competition. cartels killed competition. we ought to be careful about the real language that is being used. kecoughtahost: it sounds like ot co-op, a federally run toward, is not something you are in favor of. guest: correct, that is simply relabe
FOX News
Aug 21, 2009 6:00am EDT
couple of years then? brian: twitter.com. tell us what you think. have the clunkers worked for you have you bought? are you a dealer? the president of the united states an interesting tact yesterday. after going a couple of days without talking about health carat all he sat down with what he considers, some consider, a conserve fife talk show host -- conservative talk show host and had a 25-minute interview in which he took some calls. gretchen: he did. and the president laid out four things that absolutely must be in his idea of what health care reform is here they are. gretchen: must be deficit neutral. i'm not sure what that means. do you? peter: based on the h.r.3100 or whatever number, the big bill is, that there will be an impact. so i don't know where that's coming from. gretchen: it must bend the cost curve. he sounds like an ee condition mist. peter: that's another word for rationzing. gretchen: thank you, peter. insurance reform for all despite preexisting conditions. we've heard that before. peter: and there's agreement with the republicans on that particular issue. the repub
FOX
Aug 21, 2009 6:00am EDT
you know it's bad when football players used to playing in the heat. when it gets them, it's bad. >> all of that 25 to 30 pounds of equipment on them. >> yeah. >> everybody should take it easy. who has respiratory problems. you know the drill. we will get through a couple of more days, patrice mentioned, it we will be seeing cooler drier air, not tomorrow, not -- not tood, not tomorrow, but on sunday. the system has had a history of nasty storms with, when it gets here by later on this afternoon, the leading edge edge of it will be thunderstorm activity and still the humidity builds up tomorrow. as you can see the temperatures flirting with 80-degree mark, at oakland the exception, 68 as cooler air has started to filter in there. we have one or two more days of the triple hhhs, that is right, 85, and 89 by lunchtime and topping out in the 90 degrees. could heavy scattered thunderstorms especially after 5 or 6:00 tonight. we will update you on hurricane bill and the impact he might have here at home. what do you say we check in right now on friday morning whether folks are taking
NBC
Aug 20, 2009 11:00pm EDT
-related death in a lot of reports of chemical issues. that is not true. >> us where rumors of the player's condition. >> there were rumors that several players were in critical condition, and that is not the case for review of the flyers were alert and to talk to arthur meighen we were able to gather information -- able to talk to us. we were able to gather information based on what they told >> taking hydration briggs and not waiting until it is too late -- >> all are expected to be treated and released. >> there is continuing coverage of the high school students injuries on our web site at wbaltv.com. you can also leave your comments about the story. >> baltimore police are investigating the city's latest,. authorities were called to the 100 block of south highland ave. there were reports of a man being shot. anyone with information should call baltimore police. the three suspects police say beat an elderly fisherman are behind bars. one of the man was a white supremacist. we are taking a closer look at hate crimes and the people who commit them. terry has the story. >> the vict
ABC
Aug 21, 2009 5:00pm EDT
going back then. >> today, like, pulled us out or we could stand. it was scary. >> the tide is out, and people are playing on the flash. if it continues to build, it could be a dangerous situation. this weekend, make sure you are in front of one of the members of the beach patrol. it is possible that there will be restricted swimming as the storm approaches. >> don't forget, you can check the weather at the beach at any time by going to the weather section of our website. >>> surprising new details about a story we saw first on abc 7. thieves are using firefighters tools to break into a series of atms. courtney robinson is live in prince george's county. the equipment may have been stolen? >> that is something that investigators are looking into tonight. prince george's county fire tells us that back in april, one of their fire trucks went in for repairs. when it came back, it was missing some of the equipment similar to that of what firefighters we spoke to believe the thieves used in the theft. in less than one minute, thieves bust open this atm, take the cash, and run into a wai
ABC
Aug 21, 2009 5:00am EDT
use more fluids. avoid drinks that are too cold. stay indoors in an air conditioned place. if the ac isn't working, take a cool bath or shower. an electric fan may provide some comfort but will not prevent heat-related illness. if you have to be outside, be outside in the morning and evening hours. all of the football players are expected to be okay, but it is a reminder for all of us to be careful when it's hot outside. linda so, abc 2 news. >>> the only man convicted in the 1988 lockerbie bombing that killed so many people has gotten out after serving a life sentence. he has terminal cancer. he was freed on compassionate grounds. that drew a big protest and outrage from the victims' families right here. he got on a plane and landed to a festive welcome home. many are asking where is the compassion for the victims? a severna park family continues to question this decision. rosemary lost her daughter miriam on the flight. the family says the bomber's release opens old wounds. >> there are now mothers -- >> reporter: there wasn't enough things in life for miriam to do. a jill of all t
ABC
Aug 20, 2009 11:35pm EDT
away here stopping drug traffickers. >> just give us about 10 or 15 minutes. >> but now they're at the center of the obama administration's plan to take back afghanistan. >> make sure -- [ inaudible ]. let's go. >> this elite group nicknamed the fast team has taken the drug-fighting expertise here to afghanistan. because this is where 90% of the world's heroin is produced. >> poppy seeds. doesn't look like my muffins back home. >> yeah, you smell it? >> all right. that's hash. >> money from the drug trade is believed to generate $125 million a year. >> oh, yeah. all this right here. oh, here's the sifters. >> and from the taliban and the growing insurgencies in pakistan and afghanistan and possibly al qaeda, tarentino leads his men on four deployments. their mission is to collect evidence and build legal cases against some of the most corrupt drug dealers. >> all right. >> often, targeting smaller dealers to build larger cases. >> handcuffs -- that's what i need. i need to talk to the women. you're under arrest. illegal possession of narcotics. >> this arrested man just told his distra
NBC
Aug 21, 2009 7:00pm EDT
home buyers. cnbc's diana olick is joining us tonight with more on this. diana. >>> good evening, david. that $8,000 tax credit coupled with bargain basement home prices are really driving today's sales, but the bulk of the action is on the low end of the market. >> reporter: the bargain hunters are out in droves, lured by low home prices and historically attractive affordability. realtors report since their peak in july 2006 home prices are down 23%, down 15% in just the last year. and foreclosures, which rose to a new record again in the second quarter of this year, are only pushing prices lower. >> buying a foreclosed home seems like a good deal. od deal.y, opportunity for a >> welcome to our foreclure bus tour. >> reporter: in fact, one third of all homes sold in july were foreclosed properties. >> now is a great time to buy a house. >> reporter: which is why realtor bob lucito is running bus tours of local foreclosures. >> you are going to buy, 10%, 20%, 30% below market. maybe even more. >> reporter: you can see it in july sales numbers, sales of homes below $100,000 surged
NBC
Aug 21, 2009 4:00pm EDT
around areas west of winchester and front royal and that's the line that could be on top of us by 7:00, 7:30. let me show you earlier today. it was just pouring some spots across the area. we have heavier rain. came through our area. all parts between -- one continuous line stretching from areas around howard county through montgomery and fairfax and areas south. reduced visibility. there's some spots around here like rockville, maryland. and that picked up close to two inches of rainfall y.toda ndea rn we didn't have the widespread severe thunderstorm warnings across the area is because the tops were too low with these. here's the thing. we were under severe thunderstorm watch until 9:00 p.m. you can see how the areas shade way back on the last frame. al variety, st. mary's and parts of the northern neck now. that really is it. plenty of lightning in those spots. curve enly hanging on. >> dale city, mt. vernon, showers moving through. let me take you to the echo path. this is what the future will be bringing us. 5:30, i-81, move coming through. late 7:00, more showers and possibly iso
FOX News
Aug 21, 2009 6:00pm EDT
joins us live with details. good evening. >> the question is, can you slide $2 trillion under the door? it appears the president and his administration are trying to. a couple of moments ago, the office of management and budget confirmed that a new budget projection for the obama white house for the federal deficit will rise from $7 trillion up to $9 trillion. why? the recession is deeper than thought and will probably last longer or the economic recovery after it will be so shallow so as to not bring revenues back as originally projected. as to health care, the president does not lead chaos behind, but some degree of uncertainty. president obama left for a weeklong family vacation in martha's vineyard with his poll numbers declining and top democrats clashing of the future of the futureoption, a government-financed portion to private insurance market. the number two house democrats steny hoyer told reporters that the party might have to abandon the public option. >> i am for it, but i am also for passing a bill. the public auction is a necessary, useful, and very important aspect of t
CBS
Aug 21, 2009 12:00pm EDT
devon champagne was found hiding inside the wall of a house. he escaped after he used his handcuffs to choke a deputy, the deputy lost consciousness and champagne ran away on foot. a tip led them to the home where champagne was hiding out. >> the federal marshals we give them the information they ran with the information. i have no idea how they got the tip. but they got a tip in richmond virginia and looked at that. had the house under observation for two hours, at which time they had belief to believe the gentlemen was in the house. when they entered there was various people in the house, they searched the house twice. they found him within the wall and took him in to custody. >> he was convicted of felony burglary before he made his escape. he will face additional charges including attempted murder for attack on the deputy. >>> at least six police agencyes in the u.s. marshals service all took part in the effort. >>> carroll county, witnesses saw the ultra light engine stop before the accident. the propeller stopped moving. the federal investigators say the control cables were co
CBS
Aug 21, 2009 9:00am EDT
terror alert. >>> and good morning, everyone. thank you for joining us. today is friday, august 21st. >> it is ever. >> we are gad to say that. angie is here with traffic and get you around any problems that are creeping up and kim is here to say roll up the windows, turn on the air conditioner. >> and get the hair spray out. >> oh, yeah. >> or the pony tail. >> whatever you can do. it is air you can wear alert. it means the humidity. if you have corelly hair it will be crazy curly and if you have the straight hair it will be flat. the second half of the weekend will be good. that's the bright news. the straight to the point forecast. right to what you want to know. 4:00 to 8:00 thunderstorms inside the beltway. some might train over the same spots. if that haatppppuls thco d tolicafllod ngzecooo di. localized flooding. on doppler i will show you where we have thunderstorms developing. kaiser, west virginia, moving in to cumberland right now. you are in the spotlight. and this is a band of shower and storms creeping ever closer to us. afternoon and late afternoon is the goal locally.
ABC
Aug 21, 2009 6:00am EDT
patapsco valley state park, a vehicle fire remains on the scene there so use caution. as we check the jfx, traffic is moving along nicely in both directions. jamie, back to you. >>> it's 6:00. this is bad. every coach will tell you this is what they are scared of most. linda so has a typical august practice that should be a warning sign for all of us. >> reporter: high school football players were gearing up for another season. it happened during practice yesterday around 5:00 p.m. players with the ken island buccaneers varsity team were on the field when they started to get sick because it was so hot. some developed cramps and nausea. none were seriously injured but they had to be taken to local hospitals for heat exhaustion. some were released last night. some are still there. caroline newman's son was taken to the hospital. >> they started feeling really bad, getting overheated. they all started feeling bad. >> reporter: this hot weather can be dangerous. remember, there are things you can do to prevent heat-related illnesses. stay hydrated, drink lots of fluids but stay away from alco
CBS
Aug 20, 2009 11:00pm EDT
qualifies to be recycled, you can get a $3500 or $4500 government rebate. a us jnondant unced! if you qualify for the clunker rebate, you may also qualify for 0% apr for 72 months. that means you can buy a '09 fcolt16ba $moora af8 nth ter a $3500 government te ba nre awndomeo pay ant. go to chevy.com for details. . >>> there were locations kind of running back frantically not knowing what to do. and a couple minutes later they were getting on stretchers. >> this is 9news now. >>> thanks for joining us. i'm derek mcginty. anita is off tonight. well, you just heard an eyewitness account of what went down at kent island high school earlier today. we have plenty of new information tonight on this developing story. offialusscit joldci u 5 rte0:0 after 5:00 p.m., some football players developed cramps and nausea at that high school. the players had only been practicing for about 35 minutes before they stoth got sick. 12 -- they got sick. 12 of them had to go to the hospital to be treated. the other members of the team that were not transported did not leave the school until 9:00 tonight
WHUT
Aug 21, 2009 7:00am EDT
american. let us get the latest. >> it was everything many relatives feared -- a convicted terrorist welcomed home as a hero. stepping of colonel khadafy's private jet, abdelbaset al- megrahi was showered and confetti and hugged by the libyan leader's son. he was now wearing a suit surrounded by it -- wearing a suit, surrounded by his countrymen. earlier crowds of young men gathered to show his support. al-megrahi's returns coincides with the 40th anniversary of the revolution that brought it back into power. >> the use of libya are the use of the future. we are able to build a new future. >> he came home a free man. >> it is absolutely shameful, it is horrible. >> in america, condemnation has been swift. but the u.k. government is treading a more difficult path. while the foreign secretary has criticized out the glop -- al- megrahi's reception, he refused to say whether the scottish justice secretary decision was right. >> obviously the site of a mass murderer getting a hero's welcome in tralee is deeply upsetting, deeply distressing. above all, for the 270 families who gr
CBS
Aug 21, 2009 4:30am EDT
. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm michelle guillen. time is running out for auto buyers who want to take advantage of the cash for clunkers program. susan roberts is in washington with the latest on the demise of a four-week-old program that's a victim of its own success. good morning, susan. >> reporter: hey there, susan. good morning to you. the cash for clunkers program will be shut down on monday. the program began winding down when congress realized it didn't have any more money for it. the cash for clunkers program is about to come to a screeching halt. >> we're now slightly victims of success because the thing happened so quick. >> reporter: due to popular demand, the program has already burned through much of its $3 billion funding, forcing the government to shut it down monday night. >> i thought it was going towards the end of the year >> reporter: consumers will now only have a few more days to take advantage of the lucrative rebates, up to $4,500 when they trade in their old guzzlers for more fuel efficient cars. >> we knew it coul
CBS
Aug 21, 2009 6:00am EDT
with us at wusa9.com. click on my blog. we're on the home page. 95 and the bw parkway, talking traffic now out of baltimore. all nice and green past powder mill to the beltway. move over to open that door and take you outside and show you 270 where we have a good amount of volume from germantown road to 370. moving the shot in to the district, northeast dc, i give you inbound new york avenue where we have one delay stretching from the times building to bladensburg road. 395 northbound from duke to seminary. already a good amount of volume but no significant delays but they are on the way. 95 from the prince william parkway to lorton, we are tracking that trip and fining the drive time holding at ten minutes. andrea, over to you. >>> we want to get to a story happening right now. this is in montgomery county. it is a two-lay harm fire in a r towo d wood street off of route 29 north of white oak. we just learned that firefighters have this one under control. a fire in one townhouse began 90 minutes ago and spread to another. fortunately no one was hurt and these are live pictures
FOX
Aug 21, 2009 11:00am EDT
grab your umbrella. >> tucker barnes joins us with a look at the forecast and a update on hurricane bill. >> thank you very much. and we have showers and thunderstorms back in the forecast this aftnoon. and plenty of midity. let's get righ a i . tydi let's get right to i theet in t t he afternoon, you could ershe t s s er fashs noow-- showers s tno r offoward western d mndalary lan closer. 'rg tt so we have the leading of edge m llwie ovy ati will move hesp moi red anth re and i think we'll understorms firing an msunorint firdeg up later today. temperatures right now, we are warming up. we're currently in the 80s. let's take a look at the temperatures. 88 degrees right now. humidity 59%. saving grace is the wind, out of the south and west at 13 miles per hour. here is a look at the remainder of the day. partial sunshine and partly cloudy with scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms in the forecast and some could be with very favy rain. and let's go to hurricane bill and we'll give you the latest because i'm giving an update. still a category three hurricane, maximum winds 115
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2009 6:00am EDT
again, as i say the disposable technology is mainly used for chemical disposal. now, the related control for biological processing equipment and several eec unlisted there, these refers to how do you make this particular kind of biological equipment. and in a next couple of slides i'll give you examples of what biological equipment do we mean? so the technology then for the use of the equipment is actually 2e301. but this technology that i'm talking about is different from the other technology that refers to the production -- the production and development of microorganisms. this refers to technology for biological equipment. so some of the equipment that are controlled, they are -- they will fall under, let's say, complete petri or p4 facilities which relates to bsl3 and bsl4 labs. and they can be fermenters that are on the list. there are separators, cross-flow filtration equipment, freeze-drying eqt, aerosol-challenge chambers, protective and containment equipment. now, p3 or p4 level, this refers to the containment levels that are specified in the w.h.o. laboratory biosafety
CNBC
Aug 21, 2009 4:00am EDT
us. there will be setbacks. i think the one area that we'll still see weakness is employment. despite this, employment is lagging so i think it will still be more positive news than not going forward. >> nicu, what are your thoughts, do you agree? >> i must admit that i don't totally agree with andreas. i think yord for us to confirm that we are out of recession, i think we would need to see three quarters of improved growth. so from our point of view, we would still see a deep recession and what we think is that this recovery is not going to depend on stimulus packages or for investors, but especially for the u.s. being the largest economy in the world, we think this depends on the consumers. and we know that the consumers with the u.s. with their home values are only worth a fraction of what we've seen in the past few years, they're not going to get refinancing. so we think that the clear question should be how do we fex a consumer driven economy when the consumer is out of work? which leads me to the leading indicator of unemployment. i think many people are looking at unemployment
MSNBC
Aug 21, 2009 1:00pm EDT
i know it's all hard work covering the president >> reporter: for us it's work, for him, it will be vacation. >> we hope. all of us hope. thank you. >>> and the senate's bipartisan gang of six is working to trim down their yet to be announced health care proposal. but despite outrage from liberals on the left, the finance committee might on the to replace the planned public option with a co-op system. republican senator olympia snowe, a key popularity on the finance committee's gang of six, negotiateding. and she joins us now by phone. thank you so much for joining us, senator. can you tell us what came out of that meeting? are you going to scale it become and is the co-op still in there as an alternative? >> the co-op is, andrea. we're not scaling anything back, but we're looking at various issues and refining, modifying, evaluating, and we're continuing on track. i think the recess, in many ways, is helpful, because it gives us a chance to meet with our constituents, better understand their concerns, their issues. and to get a better feel for the greatest concerns that we have reg
WETA
Aug 21, 2009 12:30am EDT
us. also tonight, the founder of the enter dependence day, benjamin barber. s gathering takes place in turkey nt month and emphizes the need for global cooperaon on a wide range of issues. ne duncan and political theorist benjamin barber coming up right now. >> there are so ma things that wal-rt is looking forward to doing, like helping pele live better b mostly we're looking rongerstcommunitieand dst erng relationshs becauswith your help, the best is yet to come. >> nationwide insurance oudly supports tis smiley. tas and nationwide insurance working to impro financial literacy and the economi emporment that comes with it. ng♪ nationde is on your si ♪ >> and by contritions to your pbs station from viers like you. thank you.na [captioning ma possible by kcetublic television] tavis: arne duncan serves as t u.s. sretary of education after serving te as the chicago c.e. of public educion. hiss father s a professor at the university o chicagond his mother ran an after-school tutoring progr. secretary duncan, nice to have you on the program. >> thanks for giving me the opportunit how
MSNBC
Aug 21, 2009 11:00am EDT
until now, it's not as effective, it's not a useful. >> do you ever see -- i mean, we all wish for that, but have you seen very often people stand newspaper the moment and speak out? are there examples on your mind? >> watergate. attorney general. >> elliott richardson? >> right. saying this is wrong. i'm out of here. yeah. it's been done. it takes a lot to do it, i think, because you're a member of a party, a member of the team, you don't want to injure them too much at the time. colin powell, kol pin powell was seduced and was misinformed and his impleting was integrity was beyond question. he was one of the most popular officials we've ever had. >> probably was the tipping point in some real ways, that testimony for the u.n. >> exactly right. >> in terms of going to war. >> now, i think it took a while before he became convinced himself that he had been misled. but i'm sure if he had known on the spot right after it, he would have stepped off immediately. >> i'm going to switch a topic a bit as we bring in our white house correspondent savannah guthrie. we are looking at new pol
NBC
Aug 21, 2009 5:30am EDT
country he's seen as a escape go to the west used to isolate libya. he was released on compassionate grounds after recently being given only a few months to live. scottish law allows prisoners to be shown compassion but many family members of the victims are outraged including one here in maryland. >> he brutally murdered 270 people, i see no tron grant him any amnesty. and that's what this amounts to. he's going home to his family. not to another prison or even a hospital there. >> the family says they are still trying to work through their grief and reeling from the decision, one they don't think they will ever understand. >> tom ridge says he was pressured by former members of president george w. bush's cab note raise the terror alert level before the 2004 presidential election and he said he objected to raiseing the security level despite the urging of donald rumsfeld and ashcroft. it was a video released and president bush left the terror alert unchanged. >> 14 days is what you have left to change trade in your old car for the cash for clunkers program. >> call it a cash for clu
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2009 9:00am EDT
talking to us about learning progressions and phil was there. i think the conversation was a really good one as we start to think about what are the grade spans or grade clusters look like? is it individual grades? well, kids don't develop in need little grades. maybe they are 1 to 2, 2 to 3. i don't know the answer to that question. .. the council of great city schools, its nea, the aft, a number of groups representing practitioners to get their input as well and it's all been very, very helpful for our work teams apps they've gone back for a second version of the college and readiness career standards. that second verse will come out in september and we hope to get an equally robust amount of feedback on that. and we're going to leave that document somewhat open until the that as things progress on the k-12 side, we might have opportunities to relook at that, so that's kind of the overview, where we've been and where we're going. i'm going to let ilene talk about the what the pro sets looks like -- process looks like and then we want open it up and get your feedback and engage you
FOX
Aug 21, 2009 5:00pm EDT
teasea. some probably 350 miles away from our shoreline. but first let's show you on max e ca, us itgie s you an idea of where the thunderstorms are. they were back to west. y. march across the c and thank goodness they're movi to the east because we have some thavheinrafry om the torms. mahdr dawira llsw you we s e mov thunderstorm activity to worry about. a line of e torms well f het west of weof t thunderstorm activity is up p in iaprince williallm m for for dale city and woodbridge, marching across the cotyventually. and now over to hillary clinton bill. winds now at 105 miles per hour, so it's weakened just a little bit. still forecast to come back up to 115. it's a category now so it may get back up to a category 3 or regain the major statu and we're expecting a lot of very, very strong rip currents at the beach this weekend. maybe some swells up to 6-10 feet, maybe even higher than that. guys. >> gay yes, thank you ery much. >>> meantime, parts of the east coast is bracing -- bracing for rough waters along the coastline. mike stone from the ocean city beach is joining us. b
FOX News
Aug 21, 2009 4:00pm EDT
triggers that animals. that is deep within all of us. that is the big gambit right now. that is the big gamble because when the cash for clunkers program goes away, there is no doubt that car sales will go down. it has not really been that successful. today's numbers were a surprise. this program has not made a dent. neil: you are saying that you need to see more data to be convinced that once you take the punch away, these numbers are going to keep punching? >> maybe someone a month from now or two weeks from now is going down the block and they see a couple of new cars in the driveway. maybe they will go out and buy a car. maybe they feel like their job is safe. one thing i have been telling people is do not fight the market. that is the risk right now with the market. whether or not it is sustainable based on fundamentals. neil: we were at 9500. there was a point where there seemed to be no floor to this months ago. what do you make of the market behavior? what is going on? >> they key characteristic was light volume. it is not necessarily bad. it tells you that there is a lack o
MSNBC
Aug 21, 2009 9:00am EDT
finny with us today, and then micha michael also. how did your audience respond to the interview? >> they were generally appreciatetive of the opportunity. the calls that came, and they were fast and furious, as you might have imagine. i try to have a dialogue on my show, and it's not a shoutfest. several had a chance to pose their questions with no ground rules to the president. i wish we could have posed more questions but we did the best we could in a short period of time. >> the most burning question that you still have? >> mine was a philosophical question, not for me but on behalf of the audience that i was anxious to put to the president, and it's this. the bigness concern. the federal insolvement in cars. many of us are concerned the government took on too much, and i want the president to respond to the offset that says he wants to be in all aspects of your life. and he said it didn't begin on my watch. i never wanted the federal government to be so involved in the automotive industry either. he provide add good reply. >> i want to bring in jonathan and karen into the co
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2009 2:00am EDT
sure that we use less foreign oil. . . >> all their hopes wr dashed because this is a tough, cynical town. we're going to be able to show them that basically you can't get anything done in this town. you can't change things. and everything always immediately becomes partisan. and governments -- way too complicated and congress is way too paralyze add the special interests are way too powerful to bring about meaningful, big changes that help the american people. that's the storyline they're operating on. but that's the storyline wie been fighting against this entire time. from the day we announced this race, we were fighting against that. and they have been trying to write that story again and again and again. we are not going to give up now. [applause] >> we are not going to give up now. we're going to get this done and show the american people that the government can work for them. thank you, everybody. god bless you. [cheering] [cheering] [cheering] [applause] >> as the selt care conversation continues, c-span's health care shub a key resource. keep up to date with health care even
ABC
Aug 21, 2009 6:00pm EDT
units with doorknobs were not touched. the lever handles are much easier target. >> they use a tool to break the lock. >> many residents say that it is a wake-up call. >> i will change things around here, i guarantee it. >>> the va's governor's races heating up. a democratic candidate spoke to reporters in fairfax saying he would seek bipartisan solutions on issues like education, transportation, and economic development. the republican candidate bob mcdonald doesn't understand what voters want from their next governor. he has been trailing mcdonald in the polls. >>> coming up, and local school system changes the rules for children who cut glasses. >> and wire thousands of drivers canceling their past accounts? >> suspects ripping off atms, we're learning new details about e e crthesth dealer: during the autobahn for all event, you can get great deals. yeah it's eat. i just really want to be sure. whoa, it's us from... ...the future. 11 days in the future. look, you love your new routan. you love the german tuned suspension. you love not having to pay for scheduled maintenance,you- i l
NBC
Aug 21, 2009 5:00pm EDT
overwhelming number of customers. michael flynn joins us now with more on this story. >> it all ends monday. the tlooe $3 billion cash for clunkers rebate program is going to be ending monday and it is almost on empty. dealers still taking part in a program that are seeing even more customers trying to cash in. >> we need to do business now. and we did. >> reporter: george clark decided he had to put the pedal to the metal to get in on the cash for clunkers deal. he added his truck to the clunkers at the mall in gaithersburg and got a new car. >> i work at night. and i was -- i was driving along. i heard that the president made an address last night and he said that the program was going to end on monday. and i called my wife at 7:00 in the morning and just said we need to go. >> cusmers have been calling, trying to get the last of that money, trying to get in here and find out what they can do, what's left in inventory. >> reporter: the manager expect as rush of last minute clunker trade-ins this weekend adding to the mounds of paperwork workers are already pressed to finish. addison says
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